Art by Carlos Alonso

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Carlos Alonso (born Argentina, 1929), is a contemporary Argentine painter, draftsman and printmaker. Though he was a Social realist in his early career, he is best known as a New realist. His work is characterized by expressive power and social commitment.

Following the coup of 1976, and the disappearance of his daughter Paloma the following year, Alonso went into exile in Italy, and in 1979, he moved to Madrid. He returned to Argentina two years later. The Bienal de Pintura Paloma Alonso. named in her honor, is a 1990 joint initiative of Alonso and Teresa Nachman.

This is Mujer con Panuelo (Woman with Scarf) by Carlos Alonso

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